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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Friday, 24 October 2014

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  On January - 08 birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  On January - 08 birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on January - 08.  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on January - 08.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  On this day in history birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on January - 08.  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on this day in history.  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on January - 08.  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  On this day in history birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on January - 08.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on January - 08.  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  On January - 08 birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73